Who Is Covered By Minnesota Prevailing Wage Laws?
Prevailing wages are the wages required to be paid on statefunded construction projects. Wage rates are certified once a year in both highway/heavy and commercial type construction.
Any contractor or subcontractor performing work by contract in which state funds in whole or in part are involved must adhere to Minnesota prevailing wage laws. Highway projects are enforced by the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MNDOT) and commercial projects are enforced by letting agencies. The certification in effect at the time the project is advertised (bids are asked for) applies for the duration of the project.
The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.
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